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2019 Inspire Award for Exemplary Ethical Action

Everyone on a University campus knows that students talk about their teachers. They praise and recommend some; complain about others. April Gaydos and Macie Coker gave voice to those conversations by acting and, in the process, exhibited extraordinary ethical leadership.

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Congratulations to Staci Shelby!

Ms. Staci Shelby is the 2019 recipient of the LSU Ethics Institute Undergraduate Research Award. Given annually, the award recognizes excellence in undergraduate research in ethics.

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12th Annual Louisiana State Philosophy Conference

The LSU Ethics Institute and the Department of Philosophy are hosting the 12th Annual Louisiana State Philosophy Conference on April 19 and April 20. See the poster for the presentation schedule.

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LSU Ethics Institute Summit

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LSU Ethics Institute Film Series

The LSU Ethics Institute is sponsoring a new film series. The first film in the series, Untouchable, will be shown on November 7, 2018 at 4:30 p.m. in 130 Nicholson. This showing is hosted by Dr. Raff Donelson and Dr. Deborah Goldgaber.

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LSU Ethics Institute Film Series Recap

On November 7, 2019, the LSU Ethics Institute hosted its first film in this series, Untouchable, a documentary that won a Tribeca Jury Award and the Albert Maysles New Documentary Director Award (David Feige for Untouchable-USA). As the award jury commented: "This film open our eyes to the suffering of people on both sides of a controversial fence. Made with compassion for all of its subjects, the film is a fascinating look into how laws are created with the best of intentions, but enforced in problematic and sometimes destructive ways."

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Search for Permanent Director of the LSU Ethics Institute has begun

Louisiana State University, Department of Philosophy & Religious Studies, invites applications and nominations for the position of Director of the LSU Ethics Institute. The LSU Ethics Institute, founded in 2017, seeks to promote ethical literacy and encourage ethical leadership as well as to foster collaborative, interdisciplinary ethics research designed to address significant social issues and pressing world problems.

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